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oh Dame Edna,
This review is from: Pride And Prejudice : Complete BBC Series - 10th Anniversary Edition  [DVD]  (DVD)
I wanted to write this years ago when it was first broadcast.
As long as Mrs Bennet is not in the scene; four/five out of ten perhaps. Maybe it was inspired casting to have Dame Edna Everage play this character complete with the very pantomime dame high pitched voice, kissy kissy pounting lips and gesticulations ( 'she' bore a striking resembalance to Alison Steadman I thought ) but oh dear...... What were the director and 'Dame Edna' thinking of ? Of the others : Elizabeth skips but she does not 'bounce' and can Darcy swim ? Where was the hauteur of David Rintoul ?
If you want to see a 'REAL' Mr & Mrs Bennet at their very best and as I am sure Miss Austen intended, see Lost In Austen (ITV). Hugh Bonneville and Alex Kingston.........THE BEST interpretations of the Bennets in ANY adaptation. It is a delight and a must for fans of Miss Austen's books. I repeat ...books.
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Initial post: 19 Jan 2010 11:23:02 GMT
At home says:
Lost in Austin--loved it!
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